Reader responses to Bloomberg’s anti-White discrimination analysis
Any institution that promotes for any reason other than merit is in a state of decay, our country is rotting.
I work/worked as a full-time community college instructor/university(s) adjunct. As a visibly brown man, many of my contemporaries and administrators are quick to denigrate whites. I assume they think I approve and/or of the same ideological bent. This has been true for the last twenty years, and it has only worsened. The things many of them say can only be described as repugnant and bigoted. The kicker is, the most virulent are other whites, usually management.
I already shared my own experience here (in somewhat florid detail) - which you later reposted (for which I don't think I thanked you--so thank you!) Perhaps a thousand applications, zero results, PhD required the jab. Group interview stages with just one minority present, and the sinking realisation that the successful candidate has already been chosen.
I think your previous suggestion of rejected white males moving abroad and going freelance is a good one--but as you say, it is HARD. And getting over the rejection and disappointment of ambitions turned to dust is taking a surprisingly long time. That said, there's something very gratifying about being in a country, despite its rather chaotic and coup-ish character, that values what I have to offer and has now given me a route out of insecure freelance work and into a role doing precisely what I wanted to do at home. It's a relief to finally, decisively cut ties. I plan to bring my parents over, and take advantage of the cheap rural properties and affordable care (rather than leave them in a British elderly home to be abused by new arrivals). Things work out for the best! To escape the UK as it burns on Powell's pyre, now heaped up beyond recognition.
Regardless, we have plenty of examples of the disaffected Anglo making it abroad (despite the risks involved), sometimes in countries with an ambiguous relationship with the West. Let us at least live historically.
It’s a great time to be an employer and hire white people who are very qualified and discriminated against, hence a protected class.
I have to wonder if this anti-white-male thing is helping drive the trans thing among white males...
A nation which abandons meritocracy will find that reality bites and has very large teeth. Empires fail for less.
Glad I'm retired, I'd never get hired in these days.
I suggest we test this. I just got another degree and I'm applying for jobs. I'd be happy to apply to every job twice and track the responses.
What should my alter ego be? I'm a white dude with a double major in S & M, and I just went back for another bs in T. That's 3 out of 4 for the STEM job market. I also have a decade of management experience.
So, let's say my name is John Doe.
I'm straight, white, and male. Should my nom de application be Jose Ramirez or Tyrone Umgabe, should I be trans or gay, go indigenous or immigrant? How much is to far? Please advise and I'll report back.
My ex hospital employer( I’m a physician who had to “retire” due the vax mandates ) went from a very well run organization run by middle age white guys , to now being run by a 40 something lesbian who has apparently surrounded herself with women who scream and cry at board meetings to get their way. They’ve learned this works, as people give just so they don’t have to deal with them. Now in the red after years of surplus. Too many women in authority leads to societal collapse , some say. Seems like it’s happening in medicine.
Y'know, the idea of race never entered my mind, but for at least 2 years now, none of my software job bids at upwork.com have landed me an interview except for one scammy sounding job which wanted to reverse engineer cheat codes for a video game, which I declined. I have a perfect 10 rating at that site, going back 15 years or so, from when they were vworker, then odesk, now upwork.
Reading these stories, I feel like I’m listening to a bunch of Mustangs and Stallions lament the fact that they can’t get into a dog and pony show.
Here’s the thing: white men have built civilization and kept the lights on, but they have also made it way easier for everyone else to do what used to be their job.
Just one example: when the automobile first came into commercial production, there weren’t many (if any) women driving. Just starting up a car could take a certain amount of physical strength, and it was a matter of when, not if, you would get a flat tire. To say nothing of the kind of spatial/dimensional intelligence and reflexes that were required for safe operation of said vehicle.
But then men came up with innovations like the automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, air bags, etc… all of which made it easier and safer to drive a car.
Now just about any idiot can get a license. And we have men to thank for that.
So how have we thanked them?
I don’t think I need to answer that question in this forum. Suffice it to say that every guy who avoids opioids, video game addiction, and all-out misogyny is a hero in my books.
“They wonder who will do the work.”
They’re just as guilty as her/hers HR departments, the tradies. I have been actively trying for an automotive or welder apprenticeship for nearly a decade and can’t get a sniff. Now 45 WM, I gave up this year trying to better things in life.
The consequences of this may be playing out right now with white men giving up on applying to positions with this kind of filtering. A research institute I'm associated with just did a hiring cycle for a research position that didn't get many qualified applicants. Enough to find a good candidate but not the avalanche that would have been seen a few years ago. One of the hiring committee mentioned that something similar had happened for a position at Harvard his friend was on the hiring committee for. An application is a lot of effort, why bother if it's going to get tossed?
I'm guessing we'll shortly see the same thing in discussions of the job market we're seeing with feminists like Mary Harrington where they realize that perhaps a complete destruction of men's opportunities is not in women's best interest.
Fucking over a huge chunk of the population to shift some DEI metrics isn't the zero sum game they think is.
Any student of history will tell you -first the target is demonized, then the expropriations, incarceration follows, then killing.
Great post! Even if Bloomberg got the precise amount of anti-white-male discrimination wrong, the fact that white males are a disfavored class gives the lie to all the Marxcissist agitprop about how much harder it is to be nonwhite or female in the West today. We're basically living in a nightmarish series of real-life Monty Python sketches, like this one where a human librarian has to wear a gorilla costume in order to get interviewed for a job: https://youtu.be/ukJmF6f0JdQ?si=sbeHuDsxZ26u8XIj
I work in the NHS in Britain. I won't say in which type of department/specialty but they struggle to get any staff as there simply aren't the numbers. The nurses are almost all foreign and the worst are the Indians. All Christians oddly but don't speak to anyone else, don't make eye contact and are a nightmare to have do anything. They duck their head away, won't meet your eye and come up with whatever stock answer they think will make you go away. By contrast the Filipinos will grin cheerfully at the prospect of more work and zoom off before you've even finished the sentence to get on with it.
"I'm broke, no joke.
I ain't got a nickel for a Coke.
But I ain't black, you see,
so Uncle Sam won't help
poor N'wah hatin' me!"